Category Archives: Love And Relationships

Psych theories and studies on attraction, love, sex and relationships

Breaking It Gently – Telling A Child About Divorce

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Happily ever after is often something that you only see in fairy tales. Seldom does this occur in real life, even with couples who profess undying love to each other on their wedding day. There are many reasons for partners getting a divorce these days, but it is important to remember that this family issue not only affects the couple, but can also have profound mental effects on the children. Continue reading “Breaking It Gently – Telling A Child About Divorce” »

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The Dangers Of Social Networking And How To Protect Your Children

Dangers of Social Networking

The dangers of social media are well known. To date there have been movies, TV shows and countless news stories documenting tragic events which have stemmed from major social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter. These events range from parents bullying children on fake accounts to victims being stalked and even killed by online predators. Ironically, these twisted scenarios tend to start from nothing more than a simple “friend” request. Continue reading “The Dangers Of Social Networking And How To Protect Your Children” »

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Dr. Bruce Mapes On Family Relationships

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The dinner table is quiet, the kids aren’t communicating and your spouse seems agitated. Does this sound familiar? Not to worry. The truth is that sometimes we fall into relationship slumps, even with our family. Luckily, there are a few quick and simple fixes that can warm up your household. Continue reading “Dr. Bruce Mapes On Family Relationships” »

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How to Cope With A Personal Injury In The Family

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Many people believe that when a person is injured, whether it’s on the job, out at lunch, or in a car accident, the physical and emotional toll only affects that person. However, the family of the injured person can be just as emotionally affected, and sometimes even more so. Continue reading “How to Cope With A Personal Injury In The Family” »

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